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Mid-State student Jessye "Ann" Ilagan, Plover, has been elected by Wisconsin Student Government (WSG) to serve as the organization's president for the 2019–2020 academic year. Ilagan, a Marketing and Business Management student at Mid-State, was elected at the April 12 WSG governors meeting held on the College’s Stevens Point Campus. 
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PTK provides the Five Star Advisor designation to chapter advisors who successfully complete special advisor training requirements developed by PTK to support chapter advisors in their work as caregiver, advocate, sustainer and leader of their PTK organization. It includes a focus on PTK awareness and recruiting, engaging membership, active participation in regional and international programming, developing student leaders and supporting undergraduate research. 
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Mid-State Technical College’s Capture the Campus competition is returning to the Stevens Point campus on Saturday, May 4. The day-long event invites teams of students to solve security- and technology-themed challenges and puzzles while capturing "flags" to earn points. At the end of the day, the teams with the most points win prizes. Capture the Campus is free and open to Mid-State students as well as high-school students in grades 9–12. Lunch and refreshments are provided.
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Mid-State Technical College will again offer its summer Metal Mania program to include both the regular, introductory level as well as a new advanced option for those continuing their training as a machinist. Students who successfully complete the free eight-week offerings earn transferable college credits.
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Mid-State Technical College President Dr. Shelly Mondeik has been recognized with the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) Paragon Award for New Presidents. Dr. Mondeik was presented with the award during PTK’s annual convention, PTK Catalyst 2019, in Orlando, Florida, April 4–6. Dr. Mondeik is one of just 25 college presidents nationwide honored with the award, which 500 college presidents were eligible to receive. 

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The public will be able to shop for business and career attire at no cost during Mid-State Technical College Dress 4 Success event on the Stevens Point Campus from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. Available items include men’s and women’s business suits, dress pants or khakis, shirts, blouses, polo shirts, ties, skirts, dresses, dress shoes (like-new), new colored dress socks and accessories such as jewelry, purses, belts, coats or jackets. 

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Agriculture students at Mid-State Technical College will soon gain new confidence in their ability to safely deliver dairy calves, thanks to the College’s acquisition of a custom-built Holstein cow birthing simulator. The lifelike simulator arrived at Mid-State’s Marshfield campus in March and will be used for training students to protect both mother and calf in 12 different common cattle birth scenarios.